Two new studies point to important legal implications when moral outrage is generated through the interactive effect of anger and disgust. Research points to the need for judges to carefully consider the admissibility of evidence likely...Show More Summary
Demi Lovato is everywhere at the moment. The Glee star/X Factor judge/best-selling author can now add Nylon magazine cover girl to her long list of achievements in 2013. The “Neon Lights” diva opts for an edgy new look — teaming her now trademark blue hair with a (fake) fur jacket and grungy plaid shirt. Needless... More »
Several readers noted difficulty with yesterday's Link to the "Bad-Faith Setup" affirmative defense decision in the case of Shannon v. New York Central Ins. Co. by Judge Conaboy of the Federal Middle District Court of Pennsylvania. I apologize for any inconvenience in that regard and note that I have fixed the link. You can get to an online copy of the Shannon decision HERE.
Simpson claimed former lawyer botched his defense in 2008 trial for kidnapping, armed robbery
American Idol has undergone several transitional variations in its impressive twelve seasons, but for its upcoming thirteenth it wants to remind you of two things: superstars are found here, and the judges ? they swear! ? are ready to have fun again. Show More Summary
And we have a new city atop the list of Largest US Municipal Bankruptcies. Congratulations Detroit! BREAKING: Judge Steven Rhodes rules #Detroit is eligible for bankruptcy and the Chapter 9 case can proceed toward debt-cutting phase.— Chad Livengood (@ChadLivengood) December...
From Rickey.org New American Idol XIII promo: "Fun with the Judges!" The chemistry of this judging is like nothing we've seen before. Amazing. The Voice • American Idol • The X Factor
It's official! In addition to actress and certified gold recording artist, Demi Lovato can add bestselling author to her credits! The X Factor judge's new book Staying Strong has premiered at number one on the New York Times Bestseller List in its category of Advice, How To, & Miscellaneous! Congratulations, gurl! You booking did it! We wonder if any [...]
Wall Street Breakfast Editors submit: Top Stories BP could be spared hundreds of millions after court ruling. A federal appeals court has ruled that lower-court New Orleans judge Carl Barbier must look at whether businesses claiming compensation from BP (BP) for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill suffered direct damage because of the disaster. Show More Summary
Judging by the long lines that have snaked around Chelsea's David Zwirner gallery this week, it seems that New York has found its next big blockbuster art installation: I Who Have Arrived in Heaven, a spectacular and intense show by 84-year-old Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama—we got a chance to film inside. Read more...
For the average American, the sequestration cuts to the justice system may seem abstract. The chief federal trial judge and the top prosecutor in New York's Southern District, which includes Manhattan, say they are anything but.
In a key scene of "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," a new biopic about South African leader Nelson Mandela, a judge tells Mandela (Idris Elba) that he's being sentenced to life imprisonment so that he can't become a martyr. Mandela says...Show More Summary
On November 27, U.S. District Court Judge Marcia Krieger ruled that Colorado sheriffs "lack standing" to sue over their state's new gun control laws. This summer, Breitbart News reported that numerous Colorado sheriffs had signed their...Show More Summary
(Reuters): "Crucial weekend for Obamacare website begins with a shutdown"(New York Times): "Despite filibuster limits, a door remains open to block judge nominees" (The Hill): "Pressure builds on Boehner for NSA vote" (Wall Street Journal): "Narrow budget agreement comes into view" (The Guardian): "China scrambles fighter jets towards US and Japan planes in disputed air zone"
“Ordinarily, I’d take you in my court and try you and hang you.” Judge Roy Bean What do broken windows have to do with real estate investors? Under the new SEC chairwoman, it seems more than just more rehab costs! Knowing the line between...Show More Summary
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Colorado sheriffs suing the state over new firearm restrictions don't have standing to proceed with the case, though the battle over the constitutionality of the laws is far from over.
Nicki Minaj & Mariah Carey's fierce feuding may have been exciting in theory, but American Idol's ratings were down in the dumps last year! Longtime fans (and FOX execs) hope the Season 13 reshuffle will reinvigorate the popular franchise!!! Ch-ch-check out a clip (above)! AH-Mazing!!! Jennifer Lopez & Harry Connick Jr. seem right at home up there on the [...]
A retired Massachusetts Superior Court Judge says that there is a possibility that former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez could walk free after his murder case. Isaac Borenstein, who is now "a professor of law at Suffolk...Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton can look back on her tenure as secretary of state with a degree of satisfaction. A tour of duty that had its share of successes. But success too with the new secretary of state, John Kerry. But who will be judged as having done the better job? One thing’s for sure. Their styles [...]